Scots independence calls at ‘record level’
A RECORD 58% of Scots would vote Yes in a future independence referendum, says a poll.
The result is likely to shock the UK Government which is already struggling to get its pro-Union message heard in Scotland.
The SNP has said a vote for them in next year’s Holyrood elections would be a mandate for a second referendum on independence.
Boris Johnson has repeatedly refused to agree to a fresh vote after Scotland voted 55% to 45% to stay in the UK six years ago.
His spokesman said: “It was a once in a generation vote and must be respected.” First Minister Nicola Sturgeon tweeted: “Independence is about Scotland… determining the path we want to take at home and in the world.”
The Ipsos MORI poll quizzed 1,045 people for STV.
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